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Lead MRI Technologist

Job ID R-64274 Date Posted 02/23/2024 Location Modesto, CA Schedule/Shift/Weekly Hours Regular/Days/40


MMC-Memorial Medical Center

Position Overview:

Supervises, organizes, and coordinates the overall operation of diagnostic imaging, including staffing and work assignments of the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technologists, diagnostic imaging aides, and student MRI technologists. Directs, implements and updates policies, procedures and protocols to streamline workflow, improve efficiency, and strengthen radiation protection/safety measures. Ensures the timely delivery of accurate imaging services and oversees the efficient maintenance and operation of all radiological equipment. Serves as the liaison between diagnostic imaging and staff, physicians, patients, family and other hospital staff. Routinely performs all duties of a MRI technologist, as needed. Adheres to all local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies and procedures to ensure privacy and safety while delivering optimal patient care.

Job Description:


  • Graduation from an accredited Radiologic Technologist Program


  • CRT-Certified Radiologic Technologist
  • OR ARMRIT-Certified MRI Technologist
  • OR ARRT (MRI) - Radiography - American Register of Radiologic Technologists
  • BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider


  • 8 years of recent relevant experience


  • Demonstrated specialized expertise in diagnostic MRI principles, procedures, views, and equipment, including significant experience responding to traumas, code blues, medical alerts, STAT calls, and various hospital emergencies.
  • Proficient in performing MRI examinations with an in-depth understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology so as to recognize, prioritize and communicate suspicious and potential abnormalities.
  • Possess written and verbal communications skills to explain sensitive information clearly and professionally to diverse audiences, including non-medical people.
  • Time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize assignments and work within standardized operating procedures and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.
  • Broad knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook) and related information systems (Radiology (RIS), laboratory (LIS), electronic health records (EHR), EPIC, and picture archive and communication system (PACS).
  • Prioritize and delegate assignments based on experience, procedures, policies, and best practices to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.
  • Work autonomously, as well as be part of the team, including accomplishing multiple tasks in an environment with interruptions.
  • Identify and analyze data to solve problems that arise with little or no precedent.
  • Analyze workflow/processes and propose improvements or solutions that improve the efficiency of the team.
  • Ensure the privacy of each patient’s protected health information (PHI).
  • Build collaborate relationships with peers and other healthcare providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives.

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Full Time

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As Needed





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Sutter Health is an equal opportunity employer EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

Pay Range is $56.99 to $71.23 / hour

The salary range for this role may vary above or below the posted range as determined by location. This range has not been adjusted for any specific geographic differential applicable by area where the position may be filled. Compensation takes into account several factors including but not limited to a candidate’s experience, education, skills, licensure and certifications, department equity, training and organizational needs. Base pay is just one piece of the total rewards program offered by Sutter Health. Eligible roles also qualify for a comprehensive benefits package.

Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment. Applicants for specific positions are still required to disclose certain convictions during the application process, and those convictions may also be considered in determining eligibility for employment in accordance with applicable law.

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